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Rockwood sweeps Berean Christian

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By Brody Jones

The Rockwood Lady Tigers were feeling festive during this Christmas season in a 56-19 rout over the Berean Christian Lady Eagles. 

Rockwood took the early 14-1 lead at the end of the first period and took a convincing 33-6 halftime advantage. 

That lead stretched out to 43-10 in the third and expanded to 56-19 by game's end. 

McKenzie Lee (17 points, 7 boards), Cheyenne Thompson (8 points), Chelsea Cheek (8 points, 6 boards) and Carson Evans (7 points) led the Lady Tigers on offense.

Rockwood’s girls will be busy today (Friday) and tomorrow in the 2012 Jim Cordell Christmas Classic at Harriman High School. The Lady Tigers play Sunbright at 11 a.m. on Friday and Meigs County at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Rockwood (56) M. Lee 17, C. Thompson 8, Cheek 8, Evans 8, Cates 5, Summerall 4, D. Thompson 3, Brackett 2, S. Lee 2.

Boys Game

The Rockwood Tigers completed the sweep of the Berean Christian Eagles with a 50-30 win Friday night.

The end of the first period was tied at 8-8, but Rockwood used a 16-6 tilt at one stretch in the second period to pull out to a 26-16 lead. 

The Eagles pulled within six at the end of period number three to make the score 32-36, but the final stanza was all Rockwood as an 18-4 surge in the final stanza gave the Tigers the 20-point win. 

Jared Breazeale (11 points, 7 boards), Jay Tilley (10 points), Hayden Freels (9 points, 13 boards), Riley Clem (8 points, 5 assists), and Hunter Grant (6 points) led the Tigers on offense.

Rockwood will also be playing today (Friday) and tomorrow in the 2012 Jim Cordell Christmas Classic at Harriman High School. The Tigers play Hampton Friday night at 8 p.m. then take on Meigs County Saturday at 5 p.m.

 Rockwood (50) Breazeale 11, Tilley 10, Freels 9, Clem 8, Grant 6, Springs 4, Neerman 2.